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Back to News Listing A New Close Combat – Modern Tactics Update Is Now Available!

Posted: Wednesday, January 23, 2008 by Sean Drummy

Type: Update

Semper fi,Marine! Plenty of New Units and Air Support assets available in this new update!

Matrix Games and Strategy 3 Tactics are thrilled to announce the first update for the modern incarnation of the immensely popular Close Combat series, Close Combat – Modern Tactics,is now available for download. This hefty new update includes plenty of new units both on the ground and in the air in addition a number of other tweaks and AI improvements.

Most significantly, infantry and vehicles for both the US Marine Corps and the UK Army have been added to the force pool!  Also,plenty of new air assets both for the US and Opfor have been added,including: Mi-24, Ka-50 Hokum, British Tornado, Eurofighter Typhoon and Eurocopter Tiger. There are lots of shiny new pieces of equipment to command and destroy!


David Heath, Director of Operations at Matrix Games, said of the release,“Close Combat fans are receiving a beautiful new New Year’s gift with this latest update, thanks to the continuing hard work of the development team.  With plenty of new squads and vehicles to command, your tactical options have just increased dramatically!”


Andrew Williams of Strategy 3 Tactics also added, “The Close Combat – Modern Tactics staff worked extra hard to make sure this update could be all that it could be. We’re very pleased to be presenting such a substantial increase in new game play elements in addition to the regular improvements that come with an update.”


Close Combat: Modern Tactics combines classic top down real time tactical warfare with the excitement of multiplayer head to head gaming.  Developed from the US Marines training simulation, Close Combat Marines, you get to take command of all types of modern battlefield weaponry including Abrams tanks and Soviet-made RPGs as well as air, helicopter and artillery support. This is serious gaming at its best.


You take command of modern US forces or various opposition forces in one of 25 scenarios included with the release. Engage in combat with up to 5 players per side and participate in intense head to head battles using Modern Era weaponry and equipment on gorgeous hand-drawn maps measuring from 1km square to giant 4km x 1km maps. Fight on hypothetical battlefields ranging in style from backwoods America to the streets of Iraq and the former Soviet republics.  You face all the enemy can throw at you in a series of immersive, action-packed engagements that will test your tactical abilities!Air and artillery support are on-call but the final objective can only be secured by Close Combat.  You are in command!


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